Tag Archives: plucking

Cockerels

July 17th, 2012 You may remember that I have some friends close by who keep chicken. A couple of weeks ago it became clear that three of their chicken were growing up to be cockerels, so Mandle tried hard to … Continue reading

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Red-legged Partridge

January 22nd 2012 I bought a couple of partridges last week, semi direct from a shoot in the south of England. This red-legged variety (Alectoris rufa) is native to Southern France and Iberia, has been introduced here as a game … Continue reading

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Chicken Plucking

June 8th, 2011 – Happy Chicken part 2. Since I’d been invited to dinner, I didn’t have time to pluck the cockerels on Tuesday night, so I hung them up overnight, outside my flat. To be honest I would rather … Continue reading

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Roadkill Pheasant

March 29th, 2011 I went to Thruxton yesterday, on a recce for a video shoot coming up in May. As we neared our destination, we spotted a large hen pheasant lying in the road dead. It looked fresh and unsquashed, … Continue reading

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